A leaked Microsoft Xbox 720 (codenamed Durango) document states that the new console will feature always-on DRM and mandatory hard drive game installs. According to ExtremeTech: "If this system ends up being confirmed, then that means optical discs would most likely just serve as a software backup for the person who installed and activated the game, just in case something happens to the data on the HDD." Continue reading for one more picture and additional information.
Here's a first look at an actual next-generation Xbox concept image, which is set to debut at E3 next year. According to Xbox World, it will be named just "Xbox," and boast a quad-core processor, along with 8GB of RAM - rumor has it that the PlayStation 4 will have 16GB. Continue reading for more pictures of another concept and additional information.
Kinect is a great way to get some exercise or just pass time with friends / family, but motion-controlled gaming isn't entertaining for everyone, especially if you're on the receiving end of a body blow. Continue reading to see five real Xbox Kinect FAILS captured on video.
Going the case mod route doesn't mean that you have to give stick with the original case. This Millennium Falcon is a shining example, complete with LEDs, black paint, and the classic Xbox logo. Continue reading for a video (prototype).
Will Urbina spent less than $1,500 in parts to create the OS Xbox Pro, a hackintosh with performance that "matches a $4,500 Mac Pro." Inside, you'll find a "2.93GHz Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550s paired with an NVIDIA GeForce 9800GT card, 8GB of RAM, an 16GB SSD, and four traditional hard drives." Video after the break.
We've certainly seen plenty of hackintoshes in our time, but Will Urbina's OS Xbox Pro is also one of the cleanest casemods we've ever seen.
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This oil-submerged Xbox may be an unconventional method of cooling, but it works. Yes, "thanks to the non-conductive cooling properties of mineral oil, this submerged Xbox system still works as well as it did the day it shipped from Microsoft." Click here for first picture in gallery.
B-rad is still putting the finishing touches on his fish tank Xbox, and still plans to add a proper lid and some colorful LEDs before he calls it done.
Designed by Carl Archambeault, the Xbox 1080 is a portable gaming system that combines Xbox 360 style with Zune functionality. Plus, it features a pop-up screen. No word yet on if this concept will go into production. Click here for first picture in gallery.
I do give Carl props for actually building this contraption, though. However, I'm not sure it's something I'd whip out during the morning train ride to work.